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Orioles CF Adam Jones: No Protests in MLB Because ‘Baseball Is a White Man’s Sport’
Breitbart – Sports ^ | 9-12-2016 | Robert J. Marlow

Posted on 9/13/2016, 4:42:31 PM by Sir Napsalot

Baltimore Orioles All-Star center fielder Adam Jones claims that you don’t see MLB players protesting the national anthem because “baseball is a white man’s sport.’’

In an interview with USA Today the 31-year-old veteran seems to suggest that unlike the NFL, the MLB doesn’t need black players. He contends that if you choose to make a political stand protesting “The Star Spangled Banner,” the league will kick you out.

“In football, you can’t kick them out. You need those players. In baseball, they don’t need us,” Jones argues.

USA Today reports African Americans comprise 68% of the players in the NFL, and 74% in the NBA. Only 8% of the player population in baseball is African American. On Opening day 2016, just 69 African-Americans were on the opening-day rosters and disabled lists………………………..


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